P. Poutziouris


  •    Rector, UCLan Cyprus
  •    Tel.:  (357) 24694000
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Panikkos Poutziouris is a Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business, the Rector at UCLan Cyprus, and Founder and Director of the Centre for Entrepreneurial Development Alliance and Research (CEDAR). Professor Poutziouris graduated from the University of Nottingham with a BA in Economics, an MBA, and a Doctorate in Entrepreneurship and Management.For two decades, he was a Senior Lecturer and later a visiting Associate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Business at the Manchester Business School of Manchester University, where he led the Research Programme for the Financial Development of Family Businesses. Professor Poutziouris teaches, educates, researches and advises around the world on the development of entrepreneurship and family business. He has led conferences and academic initiatives in England, China, Italy, Austria, Turkey, Israel, USA, Bulgaria, Colombia, Syria, Egypt, Greece and Cyprus. He has recently delivered training programmes on Transgenerational Family Business Continuity to bank executives and bank customers representing business families at the Judge Business School - Executive Education, Cambridge University. He is a former President of the International Family Enterprise Research Academy and a Fellow of the Family Firm Institute (USA). Recently, Professor Poutziouris has received an International Award honour by the International Firm Institute (USA) for his outstanding work of internationally promoting the issue of family entrepreneurship in the academic and socio-economic spheres.

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Professor Poutziouris has been a member of the European Commission's Expert Group on Strategic Family Business Support and currently is an Entrepreneur Consultant for OECD (Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development).



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